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FOX
May 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >>> today on united states farm report. wheat harvest gets an early start which has implications for soy production. >>> new canola varieties make this a choice for more farmers. >>> and a corn crop is look great on paper and if you had rain. >>> united states farm report brought to you by the 2012 chevy silv era do. welcome to u-s farm report, i'm . >>> el hello and welcome to united states farm report. it has been interesting to watch the adjustment across the industry to expanded trading hours. friend was the media have quietly ditched the term before the bell. many check phones at new times, elevators struggling to figure out what bids are done. consider if the u.s.d.a. decides to delay reports until that brief window when the markets close in the afternoon. it would man a block buster report would begin trading at the same time as happy hour. what's wrong with that? time fort headlines. here is tine. >> thank you. hello. for the first time in season u.s.d.a. is new release its harvesting update for the winter wheat crop. some states have made substantial gains. 3% is now harvested
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
a bigger problem within diplomacy. but the united states has been willing to use both force and diplomacy to really try to solve the problem. i think in the case of north korea, that that -- it's just not registered like that. that is not specific to any administration. we have had crises with north korea and every administration has made the same calculation. when we reach a crisis with north korea, are we willing to go all-out to the end to solve this thing, or do we want a solution that will park it momentarily, put him diplomatic tracks, present and kevin and want move on to the other issues that most concern us, whether it is the domestic and economic situation or iraq or afghanistan or syria or the middle east peace process. these tend to be the more it important issues in u.s. foreign policy. >> the other issue that makes iraq different is the u.s. korea alliance. have you see the dynamics of the alliance playing into our ability to adjust the top concerns that the u.s. has related to north korea's nuclear program? >> undeniably, and when we look at the situation, south korea is mo
FOX News
May 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
weekend, the united states faces military and diplomatic challenges. we will discuss stalled talks with iran and continuing tensions with pakistan, and the war in afghanistan. with one of the g.o.p.'s leading voices on foreign policy, senate john mccain. then, catholic institutions take the obama administration to court. over its insurance mandate on contraception. is it an issue of religious freedom? or women's health? we will ask a top church official pushing the legal challenge, cardinal wuerl archbishop of washington. plus, are president obama attacks on governor romney's business record working? and our power player of the week, a remarkable story of devotion to country and sacrifice you will not want to miss. all right now. on fox news sunday. and hello again on this memorial day weekend. from fox news in washington. as we remember those who is given their lives defending our country, we continue to face foreign policy challenges. here to tackle all of that is senator john mccain. welcome back to fox news sunday. >>guest: thank you for having me on especially memorial day. >>
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
book, "crusade 2.0", which is about islamic phobia and its effects in the united states, studied by city life, great press. and instead of reading from the book, i thought it was just a presentation for you and for part. the four parts are going to be a visit, a palm, and e-mail and then finally a political ad. let's start with this. a couple weeks ago i went to new york city have visited park 51, an interesting islamic cultural center. and there he saw the different programs they have available. they teach error back, calligraphy. they have a course on capillary, a brazilian martial art. it was a fascinating, it occurs to me, you might not know what i'm talking about because you might not recognize part 51, the action name part 51 because you might be more familiar with the name that was used in the media to describe park 51, which is of course the ground zero mosque. it was two years ago that this islamic cultural center, not a mosque in knoxville is located at ground zero, but several blocks away became the focus of the great controversy. i don't know if you remember that two
FOX News
May 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of the united states refused to speak up on behalf of the demonstrators in the streets in tehran, and it has gone from one episode to another. we have over a year and now talking about possibly vetting some people. look, nearly 10,000 people have died this is a brutal regime of incredible proportions, and, by the way, if as sad fails in it would be the greatest blow to iran in the last 25 years because it would cut off the hezbollah, syria's most important client state, et cetera. but, look, horrible things are happening in syria and this administration has a feckless foreign policy which abandons american leadership. i know because i visit with these people, they are ready to help these people. they are already helping them some but it cries out for american leadership, and american leadership is not there. >>chris: there is a story on the front page of "new york times" that president obama is considering trying to get assad out diplomatically with the help of the russians. how likely is that? >>guest: again, he are here a year later, 10,000 killed and the main supplier of arms to assad, we
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 1:40pm EDT
? >> the civil rights section is a unit of the government that was created in 1939 in the united states, just before world war ii. when it was created, it was part of the department of justice, and then it was created, it was thought to be -- it's charge was to protect individual rights, fundamental individual rights. but people were not exactly sure what that meant. with a first thought it meant was labor rights. the rights of workers trying to collectively organize into unions. when world war ii started, race became much more prominent on the national political scene. the civil rights section started to think about how to protect the rights of african-americans. as a result they started to think about how to protect the rights of african-american workers. in the 1940s, it the civil rights takes a whole bunch of cases, and it prosecutes all kinds of employers for violation of civil rights causes. >> was informed by order or legislation? >> it was formed by executive order, franklin roosevelt, and at the request of frank murphy, who was the attorney general. frank murphy was a big labor guy f
CBS
May 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
cisco responsible for northern california and the northwestern united states considers his car for four years about to enter tour of duty. >>> the israel center is the department of the seven cisco federation established about 1516 years ago to be a bridge between israel and the bay area's jewish committee. the couple's of the death of been in the jewish community in the bay area for a good amount of time and am wondering what it's all of your observations about of the bay area understands the state of israel and the israeli culture and all the different ways in which israel functions in the world. >>> a divided it into a couple of things first jewish community here they area and the jewish community here is large and vibrant and deeply connected to israel will feel a great kinship israel as an unusual mission state and nation civil what people the jewish committee instinctively understands that and a connection between this is very strong of brothers and sisters in the bay area i felt a very good in the last four years. the political support for israel and the elected officials is ve
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 8:30pm EDT
the response would be in the united states you have human rights problem to. that is not a comparable discussion of. >> thank you for having me back. i like to be where the audience is a gauge. i am delighted to speak to an audience who want to be here. [laughter] i am flattered you took your evening to come listen to me. my students are interested but i know if they did not have a test or papers or held accountable most seats would be empty. so i buydown flattering. i could give you a test at the end. i will tell you about arid her and why i wrote a book about him called "the heartbreak of aaron burr." i cannot tell you the whole story without giving away the ending and i don't want to because not just because i want you to buy the book but the reason i wrote the book in the first place. and in particular quality at a question my mother put to me. it goes to the heart of why people write. i t trading to graduate students. those who also completed the come from history and communications, and the english department and the finance. they are apprentice writers
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 10:30pm EDT
the united states. the constitution followed the united states constitution in giving the president the power of commander in chief. in wartime the confederate president would take political lead of this country and military lead of this country. jefferson davis certainly possessed the requisite qualities to become commander in chief and a war leader. in fact, i would maintain that few presidents who led this nation in war from the war of 1812 right down to afghanistan, could match his pedigree prior to holding office. he had military, political and administrative experience that set him apart from other southern notables in 1861. his particular background was immensely influential to his being chosen the provisional president of the confederate states. he had gone to west point. he had served for seven years as an officer in the united states army. he had distinguished combat career as a regimental commander. moreover, he'd been a member of both united states house and united states senate. in the latter 1850s he served as chair for the military affairs committee. in addition between 1853 an
PBS
May 27, 2012 9:00am PDT
in the united states, christians love jesus but so do buddhists and jews and hindus and people without any religion whatsoever. >> the jesus image is multiadaptble because we are a 3489 religious nation. >> that's right, we're a multireligious nation but also a christian nation where 80% or so of the country are christians and they put jesus on the national agenda and then people of all different religions and without anyt all respond to that figure. >> why did thomas jefferson become consumed with revising the bible by omitting a lot of it in his own text of the bible as you began your book with? >> well, presumably it's not because he didn't have anything else to do, i mean, he was a pretty busy guy in the white house but he ordered a couple books from england, a couple bibles and he sat there in the white house and he cut and pasted and took out the miracles and took out the resurrection. he believed jesus was a good guy, he believed he was one of the most important philosophers ever but he didn't like christianity and he was able to separate out christianity from jesus, say no to chris
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
came to the united states, named first to massachusetts supreme judicial court and supreme justice and wrote the landmark decision that allowed same-sex couples to marry saying that that right was guaranteed in the messages of the state constitution. tell us about the right for gay rights and how that is seen. there a parallel with the earlier stories? >> yeah. i do. i mean, i -- i would like to flip it for whatever -- i was pretty down in the first part. but i was talking about. i mean, i live in virginia. and my legislature is -- there is no other word for it. they are neanderthals. and my partner and i have been together for 21 years. and we have decided to get married. it was a big decision not because we are not committed. we are more monogamous and more financially intertwined than any couple of now. but we were going to go to south africa because mandela got it in the constitution. and we thought what an extraordinary way to honor a man and a country that was really grappling with major issues. and then we decided to do it in the united states instead. and if i may be person
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 4:30pm EDT
for this is the books are conceived as a history of the united states sort of as told through biographies. and i was looking for a woman subject for one of these. and, in fact, i found one, but my publisher wouldn't let me do it. can you guess what woman i was looking for and found? eleanor roosevelt. i mean, just the fact that it's a very short list of women who played a large role in american public life on whom i can hang a tale of four or five decades of american history. women have had, of course, their roles in private life, but it's in the nature of private life that it usually doesn't survive in historical record. why did people start saving the letters of eleanor roosevelt? because she was important. do your correspondents save your letters that you write to them? and then do they deposit them in the local historical society? [laughter] well, maybe. and if they do, you will become -- i use my words advisedly here -- you will be become, literally, immortal. you'll become immortal in letters because future historians will find those letters and say, ah. so that's what life was like at the
FOX News
May 27, 2012 3:00pm EDT
the united states find itself embroiled in vietnam fighting a war that would last more than a decade? cost more than 58,000 american lives and sear our national soul. tonight, flash point vietnam. the road to war. that is next on on war stories. >> they were talking about this thing ending soon. >> i would say we have a commitment to the vietnamese for freedom. >> we were asked to do it. >> peace is a journey of a thousand miles. >> i'd only been out of the state of west virginia a couple times when i joined the marine corps. >> in 1960, earn any wallace was a 16-year-old. >> on graduation there were two things to do around our area that was work in the coal mines or construction. i was not very much for work. i wanted to see the world. >> i always wanted to be the marine. >> ed joined the marines on the eve of the war in vietnam. >> i went in the marine corps in december of 1959, went through boot camp in '60. >> three years after he arrived in boot camp, ed martin from ohio tried to join the army. >> the army recruiter wasn't there and then we went over to the marines and marine recruite
SFGTV
May 26, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, becoming the first openly gay man to run for elected office in the entire united states. 1961. [applause] as he explained last night during the presentation of his lifetime achievement award, the establishment at the time was so scared that he could very well win that many candidates were recruited for the very purpose of keeping him from being elected to the san francisco board of supervisors. at the end of the day, in a field of 32 candidates, he came in ninth place in 1961 and almost won the seat to the very body. in 1962, he co-founded the tavern guild, the first gay business association in the country. in 1963, he felt to find the -- helped found of the society for individual rights that sponsored both social and political functions for the gay community as well as help educate gateman about their rights if arrested or harassed by the police. he assumed the moniker her royal majesty, and prince of san francisco, jose the first, the widow norton, an homage to the mob -- a much to joshua norton who declared himself the emperor of the united states and protector of mexico in 1859. jose
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. especially for the united states and others in the region. .. >> the other is dr. james wright is an american historian, president emeritus of dartmouth college and a marine. i and the director emeritus of the memorial association board of directors. first a few quick words of the non-profit federal organization chartered to commemorate the valor of members of the united states armed forces killed lost or died in military service for broke above the list of duties for the marine memorial association we are responsible for maintaining the extraordinary club -- club as a memorial to pay tribute to those who carry-on. to lourdes board visit our web site at marine club.com. please turn off your cellphones and any other noisemakers you may have. this wednesday may 9th paula bravo will speak all biden. the indication of general petraeus and was imbedded in his death in she adds, -- has hundreds of hours to tell the inside story of his development and leadership from every vantage point*. last, you have question cards. i would make use of those cards that is how we will handle q&a. please hand them
FOX News
May 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT
of the united states. >> johnson had bad feelings about vietnam. if he didn't continue the struggle in vietnam. he would be seen as betraying the legacy of kennedy. >> what johnson wants most in 1964 is to be elected in his own right as president. he views vietnam as a danger to that goal. he said vietnam is the biggest damn mess i have ever seen. >> oliver: in january 1964 the man who would command the troops william westmoreland arrives in saigon. >> he needs a larger commitment to stabilize the situation. >> do you think it's a mistake to explain? >> i think what the president, it would be wise to say as a little possible. >> the u.s. arrival of the beatles was met with youthful frenzy but in washington, lb objective had bigger things on his mind. it would really foul up his campaign strategy. >> if we're going to stay in there, we haven't done so yet. i'm not sure if it's exactly the right time. >> if you start doing it you will be called a war amonger. >> it was a war that was lost in slow motion. >> despite his growing concern over the affect on his campaign, a covert operation sent asia
FOX News
May 27, 2012 11:00am PDT
history. it began back in 2009 when we refused -- when the president of the united states refused to speak up on behalf of the demonstrators in the treats of tehran and gone from one episode to another. here over a year and now talking about possibly vetting some people. look, nearly 10,000 people have died. this is a brutal regime of incredible proportions and by the way, if bashar asaad failed it it would be the greatest flow to iran in the last 25 years because it would cut off hezbollah. et cetera. horrible things are happening in syria. this administration has a federal government feckless foreign policy which abandons foreign policy. i know because i visited with these people that they are willing to help these people and they are already helping them some. it cries out for american leadership. american leadership is not there. >> chris: let me follow up. there is a story on the front page of the new york times that president obama is considering trying to get assad out diplomatically with the help of the russians. how likely do you think that is? >> again, here we are a year later,
FOX
May 27, 2012 10:00am PDT
in american history. it began in 2009, when the president of the united states refused to speak up on behalf of the demonstrators in the streets of tehran and gone from one episode to another. we are over a yearr and talk about possibly vetting some people . nearly 10,000 people have died. this is a brutal regime of incredible porportion. by the way, if bashar assad fails it is the greatest blow to iran because it cuts off holy et cetera. horrible things are happening in syria. this administration abandons foreign leadership. these people are ready to help these people and they are helping them some. but cries out for american leadership. and american leadership is not there. >> let me follow up there. is a story on the front page of the new york times that president obama is considering trying to get assad out with the help of the russians. how likely do you think that is? >> here we are a year later and 10,000 killed and main supplier of arms, we are going to convince them our hopes rest on convincing them to ease out assad and comparing it to yemen which there is no comparison. this is a
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 1:00pm EDT
to those who were here, particularly mark sullivan with united states secret service agency and charles edwards, in general of common security. >> the secret service has built an extraordinary reputation for selfless and still the devotion to the important and dangerous work its agents do it, protecting the president of the united states and other high officials of our government, as well as foreign leaders who visit the united states. that reputation, a great reputation, was badly stained last month won 11 secret service employees engaged in at night of heavy drinking in cartagena, colombia, which ended with them taking foreign nationals, women, back to their hotel rooms. we have called this hearing as part of our committee's responsibility to oversee the functions of the federal government, particularly those within the department of homeland security the united states secret service agents. there are three things we hope to accomplish today, and in our committee's ongoing investigation. first, we want to get the facts about what precisely happened in cartagena, and where the secret s
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 7:30pm EDT
david ferrara, the archivist of the united states, and those involved in putting together today's conference. i'm honored to have been asked to share these words with you and encourage young people in the audience today to pick up the mantle of ernie green and charlayne hunter-gault and roger wilkins and to serve as our nation's next generation of leaders in this ongoing struggle to build a more just and equitable nation and a more peaceful world. thank you. >> good afternoon. i'm sorry i can't be there with you today, but i'm glad to be able to welcome you to this terribly important conversation. though much has changed in our country since the passing of the civil rights act in 1964, our work on civil rights is far from finished. i saw this unfinished work firsthand first as a southern governor and then as president. through my national initiative on race, i worked to bring our country closer together across the racial divides to prepare for a 21st century in which we're all bound together. i'll never forget the horrific string of arson that destroyed historically black church
WETA
May 27, 2012 10:00am EDT
? >> in a sense it is simple. by the west, we mean that part of -- >> not just the united states? >> no, not just the united states. we in europe. the east means far east -- that is to say asia, southwest asia, to the extent that one includes in the east india, pakistan, bangladesh. >> that is a big area with an awful lot of people. >> it is a lot of people. it is not such a huge area. it is roughly comparable with the west. the community is pretty large, too. how do you draw the divide? who is in it, out of it, and who is in between? >> you suggest a strategic vision in your book, a bit of education for me, and it is always interesting to see your take on the world, that the west down the road should really include russia and turkey. >> absolutely. they are in different ways increasingly partaking of the democratic tradition, and certainly the turks want to be part of europe and are practicing increasingly, and pervasively so, democracy, and have been engaged in the last 100 years in trying to emulate the european model of the modern state and have been invited some 50 years ago by the europeans
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
think the most controversial and important book in the united states during the civil war. it doesn't have a very catchy title. it's the report on the organization of the army of the potomac and of its campaigns in virginia and maryland under the command of major general george b. mccullen from july 26, 1861, to november 7, 1862. well, why would i make such extravagant claims for this rather dull, official, military report? and that's because, actually, that it was a lot more than an official military report. it was also a presidential campaign document. because george b. mccullen was the presidential nominee for president in 1864 to run against abraham lincoln. now the systems nominated mccullen as what we would -- what political scientists today would call an eisenhower candidate. that is a very popular general who stood for nothing. and their plan -- their plan was to run what political scientists today call a harrah campaign. so in a harrah campaign, you don't stress issues of what you say is, you know, it's not my candidate saying it's for this or my candidate stands for that,
FOX News
May 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
then did the united states find itself embroiled in vietnam fighting a war that would last more than a decade? cost more than 58,000 american lives and sear our national soul. tonight, flash point vietnam. the road to war. that is next on on war stories. >> they were talking about this thing ending soon. >> i would say we have a commitment to the vietnamese for freedom. >> we were asked to do it. >> peace is a journey of a thousand miles. >> i'd only been out of the state of west virginia a couple times when i joined the marine corps. >> in 1960, earn any wallace was a 16-year-old. >> on graduation there were two things to do around our area that was work in the coal mines or construction. i was not very much for work. i wanted to see the world. >> i always wanted to be the marine. >> ed joined the marines on the eve of the war in vietnam. >> i went in the marine corps in december of 1959, went through boot camp in '60. >> three years after he arrived in boot camp, ed martin from ohio tried to join the army. >> the army recruiter wasn't there and then we went over to the marines and
NBC
May 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
as hundreds of u.n. peace keepers are there as observers. >>> a new pact between the united states an afghanistan received the nod of approval from afghan parliament. only four voted against the pact. the act lays out the long-term roles of the u.s. in afghanistan. it clears the way for u.s. prez sense in afghanistan for at least a decade after troops leave in 20146789 the afghan senate is expected to approve the pact next week. >>> they have been demonstrating patriotism for years. the military and family members are officially citizens of the united states. diana reports from the naturalization ceremony in connecticut. >> reporter: for the first time -- >> pledge of allegiance to the flag -- >> reporter: the words of the pledge of allegiance have a new meaning. he's now a u.s. citizen. >> it's a huge step for them. now, it's becoming a citizen. now i can travel the world and do much more for this country. >> reporter: with their faces full of pride, standing a few feet away, the first nuclear submarine, garcia along with 16 others around the globe were sworn in. >> you are citize
SFGTV
May 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT
who declared himself the emperor of the united states and protector of mexico in 1859. jose assumed the title of empress, which led to the establishment of the imperial court system, a network of nonprofit charitable organizations throughout the united states, canada and mexico that have used drag shows and other functions to raise money for charities throughout the world, not just san francisco or the united states, but throughout the world. today, as a returns to his home of san francisco. this week, the week of may 21, in order to receive a lifetime achievement award from the harvey milk democratic club. it's only fitting that today on harvey milk's birthday, who, by the way jose was one of the early endorsers of harvey milk, and i think it's fair to say he plays the trail and set the example for harvey milk to be able to run for office a few years later. i think it is fair to say there have been -- there would have been no harvey milk without jose. it is only fair that today the board of supervisors commend his day for his lifetime of activism, cultural and artistic work, and po
ABC
May 27, 2012 9:00am EDT
, saying anyone who helps the united states, you know, the u.s. is not going to be there and you're going to be held accountable by your own government? >> it's -- it is so difficult to understand and it's so disturbing that they would sentence this doctor to 33 years for helping in the search for the most notorious terrorist in our times. this -- this doctor was not working against pakistan. he was working against al qaeda. and i hope that ultimately pakistan understands that. because, what they have done here, i think, you know, does not help in the effort to try to re-establish a relationship between the united states and pakistan. >> secretary panetta, can we call pakistan an ally when they do something like this, when they sentence a doctor who helped the united states find osama bin laden who has killed more muslims than i can count? how can we call them an ally when they sentence this guy to prison? >> well, jake, this is has been one of the most complicated relationships that we have had, working with pakistan. you know, we have to continue to work at it. it is important. this is
CSPAN
May 26, 2012 10:20pm EDT
, if you are honest and pursue our committee, you can still be anything you want to be in the united states of america, the greatest country on earth. [applause] let me now explode those rules in some detail. of this precious, serve one another. last year, i went to the funeral of a virginia tech police officer, killed in the line of duty. you may have heard his story. i visited with his wife and five children, his brothers and sisters and parents. they were devastated. but even in those darkest hours, they knew that he gave his life doing what he loved doing, and that was to serve students at virginia tech. it was a military veteran who served in iraq, and he died making a routine traffic stop on campus at virginia tech. his brother asked me to read something at the memorial service for derrek. he said derrek lived and gave his life to serve others who were in need. i would say to you, we need more derrek crouse's in virginia. keith calhoun is another remarkable american. he served in iraq with the 101st airborne division. while on patrol, he was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade and lost
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 3:30pm EDT
in the united states. and women in aviation international has probably given out hundreds of scholarships for the airline industry, for anything that any girl wants to apply for. and those things are out there. we teach people how to get hold of scholarships, to use pell grants. none of this was even remotely thought of 15 years ago when i was -- i wasn't struggling but when i was struggling to get my licenses and what jerrie and the rest of the girls had to do to get their licenses. >> that's wonderful to be able to work with a young generation and to help them have the exciting experiences you have. >> yes. and when you interview the wasps you'll find you're going back in time even more and they helped open the gates for us in women in aviation and for us getting into some of the space program. >> and i'm guessing many of them are involved in the women in aviation? >> absolutely. oh, and also the friendship inducted quite a few ladies in actually kansas in the middle of june this year. and i suspect there were with about 20 there, yes. you see there's about four or five organizations wh
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 8:30am EDT
a common religious heritage for this country. but the united states is so much more religiously diverse than it was earlier in our history. the largest single faith group or the largest -- the fastest-growing faith group in the united states and one of the largest is no religious affiliation at all. it's roughly 16% to 18% of the population and growing faster than any religious group. we are no longer, as part of a common culture, educated and steeped in the language of religion in the way that we once were where if a president used a line from a psalm, we knew what it was. if praise used a line from one of the first five books of the old testament, we might know who it was. so when you invoke it in that way, you may divide as much as you unite, which makes it a very, very tricky gesture. all, we have kind of a running soar in this country when it comes to making one people outs of this 311 million of us, and that is what we're going to do and how we're going to regard islam, the new kid on the block, the faith of millions of our fellow americans and yet regarded with unending suspicion
FOX News
May 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
the men and women who wear the uniform of the united states military. [applause] >> now, i realize that there is just as human as the rest of us and they volunteered to willingly do that which we don't have to contemplate. and traveling about and meeting people on planes and events and on the street, i am taken aback. thank you for your service. i did volunteer for politics 20 years and speak out on radio and print and speeches and of course on tv, i hardly view anything i have done has heroic. far from it. but when i consider thacs of our servicemen and women, i think of true heros and not the phony heos that we create out of the celebrities or sports or politicings. i am talking real heros who are incredibly underpaid and underappreciate will do the extraordinary work while being shot out or driving over a crudely designed bomb that is disguised over the places they travel. in a split second notice they may be thrust in thuation where the lives of their closest friend and their own depend on their actions . if they end up to tell about it they might have a decoration on their che
KRON
May 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
terminals process. shh kwon sh >>vicki: while the weather is taking over parts of the united states. >> a string of tornadoes touched down in kansas overnight. storage users checked the damage on saturday. >> tornadoes touched down all over the place. there were more than seven of them. >> crews are monitoring a brush fire near disney world in orlando. >> it takes nothing for a brush fire to become a big fire luckily no one has been hurt or displaced. >> the fire caused heavy smoke along the interstate for prompting a highway patrol to close the trustee to traffic. it reopened later. for this weekend, look for a cloudy start to the date. a lot of fog would drizzle near the coast. paul and a live here is a look at fog tracker 4. the fog is already pushing inland and will continue to move to the east. notice again, " by 10:00 a.m. there is still fall bayside, maybe even some fog towards a livermore. it will eventually back to the coast by noon but still hanging down at the beaches all the way into the afternoon hours. >> significant warming on wednesday, thursday and friday. >>
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 2:30am EDT
. >> on this memorial day weekend, president obama pays tribute to those who lost their lives defending the united states. she begins by thanking the u.s. military for her service and outlines the republican plan for economic growth. >>this weekend, folks across the country are opening up the pool, firing up the grill, and taking a well-earned moment to relax. but memorial day is more than a three-day weekend.
WHUT
May 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
. and when they were questioned by that, they just pointed to the united states and said, "look what the united states is doing." you know, indefinite detention. the patriot act. you know, increase surveillance powers. "if the united states can do it, they certainly can't criticize us." and this happened in a number of countries. so, you know, we knew we had to look to ourselves in order to speak to the world. so we began to work with the aclu, pen did, to put together these public readings from these documents. >> you can't believe some of these documents that they've uncovered. and, you know, in a way it's a tribute to this country that the freedom of information act actually works. that you don't actually need wikileaks. like, there is an actual legal way that documents that are quite damaging to the people who committed these acts of atrocity. >> that's something that the book really chronicles is that this was not a case where everybody agreed with these programs. on the -- >> with the torture? >> right. >> you mean, people inside government? >> absolutely. >> there were dissent
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 4:45am EDT
visible and influential spokesperson. he has been on the united states commission on international religious freedom and embodies what to this conference is about because it richard land has done his share in participating in washington confabs. he is also a doer. he served as an interim pastor at a baptist church in chattanooga, tennessee. this is a man who is not only accomplished in a public resource and a pastor, he also holds a b.a. from princeton. i suspect we can use the word unprecedented about richard land in this respect, my guess is that nobody else holds degrees from princeton and oxford but also in masters from the baptist theological seminary -- seminary. richard. >> thank you. this sunday will be my last sunday as the interim pastor. they have a new pastor and they are very excited about it. sometimes people ask me, do you preach every sunday? i said that as the last thing i would give up. it is the thing i look forward to the most. it is the thing i find the most fulfilling every week, preaching to the same people and being in touch with the local body of christ. th
ABC
May 27, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in the effort to try to re-establish a relationship between the united states and pakistan. >> secretary panetta, can we call pakistan an ally when they do something like this, when they sentence a doctor who helped the united states find bin laden who has killed more muslims than i can count? how can we call them an ally when they sentence this guy to prison? >> well, jake, this has been one of the most complicated relationships that we have had, working with pakistan.tinue tooo work at it. it is important. this is a country that has -- that has nuclear weapons. this is a country that still is critical in that region of the world. it's an up and down relationship. there have been periods where we have had good cooperation and they have worked with us and there have been periods where we have had conflict. but they're dealing with the terrorist threat just like we are, so our responsibility here is to keep pushing them to understand how important it is for them to work with us, to try to deal with the common threats that we both face and what they did with this doctor, doesn't help in the effort
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. this individual was to be present of the united states has to go into the african-american community and listen and learn as if this is alien territory to he's going to take me your leader. at this point, he should be an informed individual above all segments of american society. this is no time for a president to start discovering a large percentage of the population and try to understand what they are about. he should know. host: this morning tom friedman of "the new york times", says obama is not running on the success he had in key areas including the auto bailout. this comment came on our twitter page. he cannot blame president bush this time. all he can do is blame himself and say he will try harder. what is the president's message and how would you size up his campaign? guest: i think his message will develop during the campaign. he has spent some time recently on bain capital. the objective is to show that mitt romney is not the successful businessman he claims to be. but he will have to talk about his own record, what has happened in the last three years. it seems to me he has some thi
FOX News
May 26, 2012 8:00pm PDT
but the united states. he is in trouble. he has got ratings in the 40s. ballot is virtually tied depending on what poll you look at. critical battleground states clearly leaning towards romney or up for grabs. he is not good on defense. on sort of defending what he has done. he has turned out to be incredibly lousy on projecting forward looking vision. and i just think romney is going to be better on offense. it is easier to be he fighting in a lot of different places poking at the president's record as long as he shares his own vision and for romney to get where he needs to go. >> when you were trying to get president bush elected his may 2004 approval rating 49%. president obama's may, 2012, 47%. george w. bush won reelection. that is not that -- >> and if you look at where our ballot position was it is roughly comparable. there was a hidden strength. first of all, remember this thing. the 2004 election was more about what? security. about terrorism. iraq. the world. the place that we found ourselves. >> the president was -- the iraq war was beginning to be quite unpopular. >> but the pr
CSPAN
May 27, 2012 1:15am EDT
but alabama. i figured it had to be a deep southern problem. it is all over united states and all over the world. we went to italy to share my story. the french and the japanese sent to reporters to interview me. the chileans newspaper one month ago interviewed me for the second time and they have the same problem. the other countries look at the united states for leadership. there is a lot in the buck. i want to share what we have been the bad. then we opened for questions. you can read anything you want to. i hope you saw a the chris matthews and rachel lived -- rachel mad cow interview that runs on line. hardball was march 16 and on the obama web site of video it's running. they did a good job and sent a professional team. on tuesday we go to harvard to speak tuesday night to. we've been split up. she captured my story extremely well. since this is a local audience side did turn down a movie deal right after the verdict because i wanted the story to be heard across the nation. this important we wake up to stop this from happening. we do not have to except it. we can do something abo
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